Kyle and Susan Lorenc, Russell, announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kristen Lorenc, to Luke Rios, son of Mike Rios, Ozawkie, and Hope Michaelis, Hoisington.

The bride-elect is a 2013 graduate of Russell High School and obtained a degree in nursing from North Central Kansas Technical College, Hays. She is a registered nurse at Hays Medical Center.

The prospective bridegroom is a 2012 graduate of Hoisington High School and will graduate with a pre-dental degree from Fort Hays State University in May. He is employed at Hays Medical Center.

An April 21, 2018, wedding is planned at St. Ann Catholic Church, Olmitz.